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Download The Science and Technology of Counterterrorism: Measuring by Carl S. Young PDF

By Carl S. Young

Scientists with very little historical past in protection and safety execs with very little history in technology and expertise frequently have hassle speaking in an effort to enforce the simplest counterterrorism ideas. The technology and expertise of Counterterrorism bargains the mandatory theoretical beginning to deal with real-world terrorism eventualities, successfully bridging the space. It presents a robust protection overview technique, coupled with counterterrorism innovations which are acceptable to all terrorism assault vectors. those comprise organic, chemical, radiological, electromagnetic, explosive, and digital or cyber assaults. as well as rigorous estimates of hazard vulnerabilities and the effectiveness of danger mitigation, it presents significant terrorism threat metrics.

The technology and expertise of Counterterrorism teaches the reader tips to take into consideration terrorism hazard, and evaluates terrorism eventualities and counterterrorism applied sciences with sophistication punctuated by means of humor. either scholars and defense execs will considerably enjoy the hazard evaluation methodologies and information on acceptable counterterrorism measures contained inside this book.

Offers an easy yet powerful analytic framework to evaluate counterterrorism possibility and real looking measures to deal with threats
Provides the fundamental medical ideas and instruments required for this analysis
Explores the more and more very important courting among actual and digital threat in significant technical detail
Evaluates technical safety structures to demonstrate particular dangers utilizing concrete examples

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Download Terrorism: Theirs and Ours (Open Media Series) by Eqbal Ahmad PDF

By Eqbal Ahmad

In 1985, President Ronald Reagan acquired a gaggle of bearded turban-wearing males who seemed like they got here from one other century. After receiving them within the White residence, Reagan spoke to the clicking, relating his international visitors as "freedom fighters." those have been the Afghan mujahideen. In August 1998, one other American President ordered missile moves from the yank military dependent within the Indian Ocean to kill Osama bin weighted down and his males within the camps in Afghanistan. The terrorist of the day before today is the hero of at the present time, and the hero of the day prior to this turns into the terrorist of at the present time. partially considered one of this two-part pamphlet, Eqbal Ahmad holds up the recommendations of "terrorist" and "freedom fighter," to U.S. overseas coverage. What do those phrases suggest? the place do they observe? How can the roots of political violence be stemmed? partly , David Barsamian interviews Ahmad approximately Pakistan, India, Kashmir, Afghanistan, the Taliban, Muslim Fundamentalism, and US international coverage. a useful primer.

PRAISE FOR EQBAL AHMAD

"[Eqbal Ahmad] used to be a shining instance of what a real internationalist may still be?Eqbal used to be at domestic within the heritage of all of the world?s nice civilizations. He had an encyclopdeic wisdom of states earlier and current, and he knew that states had a rightful function to play. yet he additionally knew that states existed to serve people?not the opposite direction around?and he had little to do with governments, other than as a thorn of their aspect. To pals, colleagues, and scholars, although, he gave unstintingly of himself and his time?His instance and his reminiscence will encourage many to hold on his work."
-Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations

"Eqbal Ahmad used to be a mess of men?scholar, activist, political analyst, instructor diplomat, visionary?but primarily, a foot-solider within the military of peoples everywhere."
-Race and Class

"A very committed and honorable activist, Eqbal was once correct in the midst of everything-He used to be a scholar of revolutiona nd imperialism and an excellent one."
-Noam Chomsky

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Download A Democracy Is Born: An Insider's Account of the Battle by Matthew J. Morgan PDF

By Matthew J. Morgan

In October 2004, greater than 8 million electorate of Afghanistan grew to become out to vote within the first democratic election within the turbulent, 5,000-year background of the rustic. This fabulous voter turnout within the face of awful threats and real bullets, rockets, and bombs was once a shout of defiance and an important setback to the previous Taliban regime and their al Qaeda allies. It was once a beautiful luck and critical leap forward for the Afghan humans and for the USA within the crusade opposed to foreign terrorism. The swap is extra dramatic than the yankee Revolution, within the aftermath of which the recent American democracy maintained a consultant type of executive just like its British roots. The swap can be extra optimistic than the French Revolution, which degenerated into tyranny and anarchy. The Afghan Revolution of democratic governance, albeit aided and guided through foreign army and political powers, is hence the most ancient occasions of our time.Written by means of a former U.S. military intelligence officer, this publication presents readers with a candid account of Afghanistan's first presidential election and its next transition to democratic self-governance. particularly, Morgan speaks to the protection equipment and the measures retaining the election. The election's safeguard strategy marked a defeat for the al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorist insurgents trying to frustrate Afghanistan's transformation right into a democratic state. Morgan's narrative of Afghan improvement is interspersed with firsthand, own bills from the author's eleven-month deployment as an officer serving within the U.S. army in Afghanistan. His stint there, embedded in the United international locations in a civilian-clothes function, allows him to put in writing from the point of view of a UN safeguard officer, providing insights past those who will be won at the battlefield.

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Download Coping With Terrorism: Origins, Escalation, by Rafael Reuveny, William R. Thompson PDF

By Rafael Reuveny, William R. Thompson

A accomplished exam of a number of dimensions of terrorism.

Terrorism is imprinted on Western society’s recognition. approximately a week a terrorist assault happens within the global. the tutorial international, in trying to comprehend terrorism, has frequently been restricted to descriptive paintings instead of research, and has produced unusually few mainstream collections at the topic. Coping with Terrorism bargains a suite of essays that ask: who're terrorists, what are their targets, who helps them, and the way will we wrestle their strategies? The essays are scholarly, instead of journalistic or ideological, of their procedure. As such, they scrutinize a much-discussed and familiar topic and produce it into the mainstream for diplomacy.

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Download Lockerbie: The Story and the Lessons by Rodney Wallis PDF

By Rodney Wallis

The explosion of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988, should not have occurred. Wallis, who has huge, direct, own wisdom of aviation defense concerns received from his place on the crossroads of defense info and the industry's endeavors to wrestle aviation terrorism, had warned the 12 months ahead of the bombing that the interline portion of luggage represented the leading chance for terrorist task and had recommended the adoption of passenger and luggage matching, a procedure that he had helped to increase. Mandated through the FAA to be used at excessive danger airports, it used to be the function lacking from Pan Am's task at Frankfort, an omission so cruelly exploited through the bombers. Wallis argues that the concern given via governments to technological suggestions to the continued terrorist danger places the flying public at pointless probability each day.

This quantity brings jointly the entire evidence surrounding the sabotage of Flight 103, together with the research and the civil litigation within which rather a lot of the tale spread out for the 1st time. It uncovers the basic weaknesses in Pan Am's conversation and administration guidelines. Wallis helps the coverage that politics are politics and explores the prospect that U.S. and U.K. coverage in the direction of a impartial trial for the 2 Libyans indicted for the bombing, which could were suffering from the broader situation of heart East politics instead of uncomplicated justice for the sufferers of Lockerbie. even if the tragedy has ended in advancements in safeguard expertise to be used opposed to acts of aviation sabotage, those equipment haven't begun to be utilized universally.

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Download Empire's Law: The American Imperial Project and the "War to by Amy Bartholomew PDF

By Amy Bartholomew

"Empire's legislations is respectable -- a 'must read' for college kids of overseas legislations, politics and ethics. It comprises first-class contributions via key theorists and ambitious case stories. This provocative and unique assortment may be learn and taught in periods on either the undergraduate and graduate level."
Jean L. Cohen Professor of Political technology, Columbia University

"This awesome number of essays illuminates -- extra absolutely than the other quantity -- the realm order bills of the Iraq struggle, specially the unconventional denial of the relevance of overseas legislation within the US's pursuit of worldwide empire. to appreciate this overarching geopolitical problem of the early twenty first century, voters across the world should still deal with Empire's legislations as required reading."
Richard A. Falk, Albert G. Milbank Professor of overseas legislations and perform Emeritus, Princeton collage and at the moment vacationing Professor of worldwide and overseas stories, college of California, Santa Barbara

"Right now there can't be adequate dialogue of America's position in international politics ... this can be a much-needed assortment from best scholars."
Neil Stammers, Senior Lecturer within the division of diplomacy and Politics, college of Sussex

What is the legacy of the struggle in Iraq? Can democracy and human rights fairly be imposed "by fireplace and sword"? This ebook brings jointly the various world's most eminent theorists within the debate over empire and foreign legislations. they supply a uniquely lucid account of the connection among American imperialism, the use and abuse of "humanitarian intervention", and its criminal implications. Empire's legislation is perfect for college kids who desire a complete serious advent to the influence that the doctrine of pre-emptive battle has had on our skill to guard human rights and advertise worldwide justice.

Leading individuals together with Leo Panitch, Sam Gindin, Jurgen Habermas, Ulrich Preuss, Andrew Arato, Samir Amin, Reg Whitaker, Denis Halliday and Hans von Sponeck take on a vast diversity of matters. overlaying every little thing from the position of Europe and the UN, to people's tribunals, to broader theoretical bills of the contradictions of battle and human rights, the members provide new and cutting edge methods of analyzing the issues that we are facing. it's crucial studying for all scholars who need a systematic framework for realizing the long term results of imperialism.

Amy Bartholomew is an affiliate Professor within the division of legislation at Carleton collage.

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Download Bio-Strike (Tom Clancy's Power Plays, Book 4) by Jerome Preisler PDF

By Jerome Preisler

2011 Retail ePub
An 8-book sequence "created by" Tom Clancy and Martin Greenberg, yet written by way of Jerome Preisler. the 1st 3 have been additionally made right into a Microsoft home windows video game.

Global balance and the hot global order are at risk, and American businessman Roger Gordian, celebrity of POLITIKA and SHADOW WATCH, needs to back mobilize the complete assets of his multinatinoal company to counter the risk. Bearing the entire hallmarks of vintage Tom Clancy, the 5th Powerplays novel serves up one other dose of overseas intrigue and political brinkmanship. tricky plotting, remarkable authenticity and knife-edge suspense will see this ebook repeat the big good fortune of its 4 predecessors.

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Download L'esprit du terrorisme by Jean Baudrillard PDF

By Jean Baudrillard

Des événements mondiaux, nous en avions ecu, de l. a. mort de Diana au Mondial de soccer - ou des événements violents et réels, de guerres en génocides. Mais d'événement symbolique d'envergure mondiale, c'est-à-dire non seulement de diffusion mondiale, mais qui mette en échec los angeles mondialisation elle-même, aucun. Tout au lengthy de cette stagnation des années 1990, c'était los angeles « grève des événements ». Eh bien, l. a. grève est terminée. Les événements ont cessé de faire grève. Nous avons même affaire, avec les attentats de long island et du global exchange heart, à l'événement absolu, los angeles « mère » des événements, à l'événement pur qui concentre en lui tous les événements qui n'ont jamais ecu lieu. Que nous ayons rêvé de cet événement, que tout le monde sans exception en ait rêvé, parce que nul ne peut ne pas rêver de l. a. destruction de n'importe quelle puissance devenue à ce aspect hégémonique, cela est inacceptable pour los angeles sense of right and wrong morale occidentale, mais c'est pourtant un fait, et qui se mesure justement à los angeles violence pathétique de tous les discours qui veulent l'effacer.

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Download Why Terrorism Works: Understanding the Threat, Responding to by Alan M. Dershowitz PDF

By Alan M. Dershowitz

The maximum threat dealing with the area this day, says Alan M. Dershowitz, comes from religiously encouraged, country backed terrorist teams that search to advance guns of mass destruction to be used opposed to civilian goals. In his most modern publication, Dershowitz argues passionately and persuasively that worldwide terrorism is a phenomenon mostly of our personal making and that we needs to and will take steps to minimize the frequency and severity of terrorist acts.

Analyzing contemporary acts of terrorism and our response to them, Dershowitz explains that terrorism is winning whilst the foreign group offers in to the calls for of terrorists—or even attempts to appreciate and do away with the “root causes" of terrorism. He discusses severe techniques to wiping out overseas terrorism that might paintings if we weren't restricted by way of felony, ethical, and humanitarian concerns. after which, provided that we do function lower than such constraints, he deals a sequence of proposals that may successfully lessen the frequency and severity of overseas terrorism by means of outstanding a stability among protection and liberty.

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